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August 2014 Archives

How could a DUI affect my future employment in New York?

Those who face DUI charges here in New York likely know the seriousness of their situation. What many people may not be aware of is that a DUI conviction -- or even just a charge -- can affect other facets of their lives as well. For instance, many employers will conduct a background check as part of a precursor to employment. A drunk driving offense on one’s record has the potential to affect that, but knowing precisely how that happens may help those who are affected.

Correctional officer faces drug charges in New York

People naturally may feel as though their worlds have come to a halt when they get arrested. The accused individuals might not know where to turn for help in an effort to be cleared of the charges. Proper legal guidance can help these people to fight New York drug charges and protect their legal rights.

Corrections officer arrested on drug possession charges

Drug charges in New York must pass a variety of requirements prior to sustaining a conviction. Criminal intent must always be proved. With drug possession with intent to sell charges, the intent to sell can be shown by circumstantial evidence, but it should be sufficient enough to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

International cyber ring hit with felony charges by authorities

The Manhattan District Attorney has announced the arrest of what he indicates is a significant group of international hackers who allegedly broke into the databases of a major ticket exchange. In all, seven people scattered in different countries have been arrested for allegedly accessing 1,600 accounts on StubHub, the online entertainment and sporting events ticket exchange. In New York, the two men arrested are facing felony charges of money laundering, identity theft, possessing stolen property, and grand larceny.